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Only one ticket handed out due to mask bylaw so far

A discarded face mask is shown on the floor of a foodcourt in a shopping mall in Montreal, Saturday, July 18, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. The wearing of masks or protective face coverings became mandatory in Quebec as of July 18. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

CALGARY (660 NEWS) – Calgary police say they have only handed out one ticket so far for someone refusing to wear a mask.

The mandatory mask bylaw went into effect on Aug. 1 and requires face coverings on transit and most indoor public places.

READ MORE: Mandatory masks to be required in indoor public spaces on Aug 1

Calgary Police Services (CPS) tells 660 NEWS it couldn’t determine how many calls it’s received regarding someone not wearing a mask because they would likely be classified as a disturbance and not “mask enforcement”.

READ MORE: Mandatory mask bylaw now in effect in Calgary

The fine for not wearing a mask is $50.